List of Father and Son Tandem in the PBA Playing Under One Team
Although the list of PBA players playing alongside their father happened only when their father became coach of their teams, there are instances that a son of a PBA Player played with the same team where his father previously played.
In the more popular National Basketball Association, the first father-and-son tandem happened when Austin Rivers joined the Los Angeles Clippers with his dad Doc Rivers. Back to the PBA, the list of father and son also includes some professional basketball stars who played not with the same team but with the same franchises in the PBA.
Here's the List of Popular Father-and-Son Tandem in the PBA:
1. Robert "Dodot" Jaworski Jr. (1995-1999 Gordon Gins)-Robert Jaworski (1984–1998 Ginebra San Miguel)
Ginebra is the team where Robert Jaworski Jr. made a name for himself and earned his monicker as "The Legend," and the "Big J." Fans of the country's most popular sports team, Ginebra San Miguel were excited on the possibility that the two Jaworski would work together on court, because the older Jaworski worked as a playing coach for Ginebra.
Before entering the PBA as a member of Ginebra, Dodot Jaworski had a good career in Ateneo before he won his championships with Gordons. Dodot and Sonny Jaworski had their first championship together during the year 1997, when the older Jaworski played as a playing-coach while his son Dodot made an impact with his team as a role player.
2. Mark Agustin (2011 Petron)-Ato Agustin (1989–1996 San Miguel Beermen)
Mark Agustin played well during his college days but during the time when he was drafted by Petron, the team was already loaded with superstars in the PBA. The Agustins working for Petron is also another moment in the PBA seeing a Father and Son tandem, but unlike the Jaworksis, Ato Agustin was not a playing coach, so they were not given the opportunity to play with each other on court.
3. Chris Tan -(90's Sta. Lucia) - Norman Black -
Former PBA import turned multi-awarded basketball head coach, Norman Black is not actually the biological father of Chris Tan who played for Sta. Lucia during the late 90's and early 2000's. Norman Black handled Sta. Lucia Realty as the team entered the list of Father and Son tandem of the PBA.
One of the greatest moments during Chris Tan and Norman Black was when the coach set-up his step-son for a memorable game winning shot in the final seconds of a game.
4. Billy Mamaril (2006-2015) - Romulo Mamaril (1987 - 1991)
Billy Mamaril and his father Romulo played in the PBA as two of the most reliable centers of the Ginebra franchise. The skinny Romulo Mamaril was best known for his blocking abilities during his prime, while his son the bulky Billy continued his father's legacy in the PBA.
5. Paulo Hubalde (2006–2007 Ginebra) - Freddie Hubalde (1990 Añejo Rhum 65ers)
Paulo Hubale played with the Ginebra franchise in one season while his father, Freddie finished his career with Anejo in the 90's. Both Paulo and Freddie Hubalde played one season for the popular Ginebra franchise.
6. Jason Webb (2000 Tanduay) - Freddie Webb (1976-1978 Tanduay Rhum Makers)
Jason Webb played as one of the bigger but sneaky guards during his college days with La Salle. He also entered the league as the one of the first round picks despite the presence of big names draftees and played for Sta. Lucia. During the time of Jason Webb he struggled showcasing his skills because of the emergence of the Fil-Ams which were prioritize by teams and finally left his career and focused instead into coaching. Before being named as Purefoods Star Hotshots head coach, he was part of the Purefoods coaching staff while his father Freddie Webb is part of the PBA committee.
7. Japeth Aguilar (2012-2015) - Peter Aguilar (1989-1990)